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Video storage and backup in the Ava Cloud Video Security solution

White paper

Store all video surveillance data from all your cameras intelligently with the unlimited reliability and security of Ava Cloud Storage.

In this white paper, you will learn the approaches taken by Ava Security to provide flexible storage and resilience to your video data through our unique cloud storage solution. Discover how to:

  • Store video security data in your Ava Cloud Video Security solution
  • Playback video from device or storage
  • Ensure redundancy for the data from your Ava Cameras, as well as third-party cameras connected to Ava Aware Cloud® via your Ava Cloud Connectors™
  • Define when your data is backed up and transferred to the cloud so that your information is transferred with minimal bandwidth consumption
  • Use Ava Storage Connect™ to save it to your preferred cloud storage provider or within your local file system
  • Ensure that important data is not lost in the event of a hard disk drive failing with Cloud Connector’s adaptive block-level erasure coding

Download the Video storage in your Ava Cloud Video Security solution white paper

Why smart, open cloud storage

Ava Cloud Storage helps you store your video security footage intelligently in the cloud, delivering a reliable, secure, affordable, and easy to access archive for as long as you need and according to the retention policies specified for your sites and cameras. No longer will you have to worry about damaged security cameras, stolen or destroyed on-camera SD cards, or server disks. Leverage the machine learning-based Smart Recording™ feature to determine which activities or events are important to be backed up in Ava Cloud Storage.

Both Ava and third-party security cameras include 30 days of cloud storage in the license at no additional cost. Additional storage can be purchased on a pay-as-you-go pricing model, ensuring regulatory compliance in scenarios that require continuous backup. For enhanced flexibility, organizations can also backup video surveillance data to their cloud storage provider or local file system using Ava Storage Connect.*

*Future capability. Coming Q4 2021. 

Reach new heights with Ava Cloud Storage



Leverage Ava’s Smart Recording capability to store interesting activities and events worthy of the operators’ attention.



Store video footage and analytics in Ava Cloud Storage or in the third-party cloud storage or local file system of your choice.



Get 30 days of cloud storage included with your Ava Aware Cloud® license for all your security cameras.


Easy to use

Easy setup of configuration profiles to decide how and when cameras record, the quality of the recording, and the retention policy.